The price of “proper” self-defense ammo (e.g. Hornady Critical Defense, Wilson Combat) galls me. But only because I’d like to practice with it. So I shoot (and shoot and shoot) whatever I can scrounge from manufacturers. Either that or I buy Blazer (I have way too much going on in my house to reload) or Winchester White Box or whatever else is relatively inexpensive. But not cheap. Check out the pic above. According to our friend at thefirearmblog.com, the busted Bushmaster ACR is down to the fact that . . .
The user does not know the origin of the ammunition. It belonged to his friend who cannot remember where or when it was purchased. What is known is that it came from a old white Winchester box and that the brass had a Twin Cities headstamp.
Now how much would you pay? Wait! Don’t answer! Check out this close-up of the havoc created by Whatever Ammo.
So what do you pay? Do you set a budget for ammo? Stock up when the prices are low? How low will you go?